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Basement Tile At the NANA Building in Anchorage

Click on the picture to see a larger image. 12″ x 12″ x 0.7″ Multiglazed tile, Cook Inlet glacier clay, cone 6 oxidation $350.00 The fish in the center are dolly varden, arctic char, and pike. This tile was the … Continue reading

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Cut Out For Collagraph Plate

The last few posts had blurry pictures. I cleaned the lens on the iphone and this picture looks better. Anyway, This is a partial cut out of the 140 lb. cotton rag paper that will be used to make a … Continue reading

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Twelve-Inch Tile for NANA Building

The tile clay body that I developed from the mudflats glacial clay works well for large size tiles. This tile design is one of fourteen that the NANA native corporation commissioned for the elevator lobbies of their new six-story digs … Continue reading

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Tiles Ready to Spray

Nine 4″ plant impressions, two 8″ copperplate etchings, and a bunch of cookie cutter fish with stamps and words. These bisqued fired tiles are about to be sprayed with a high calcium semimatte clear glaze. The fire schedule for a … Continue reading

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Sedna with Two Part Glaze

Sedna, collagraph print on Cook Inlet clay, double glaze application, 8″ x 8″, $145 The summer selling season is finally over! I was selling tiles at the outdoor Anchorage weekend market, inside the Anchorage Museum, outside at the Alaska Native … Continue reading

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Collagraph Plate, Wolves

Plate used to print wolves tile constructed of matte board and 140 lb. cotton rag etching paper. Glued together with gesso and coated with acrylic medium. The plate is good for 100 or so printings. The tiles I print with … Continue reading

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Three Hares

Three Hares, six-inch, $75 Cook Inlet glacial clay art tile with collagraph printed hares in x-ray style of coastal Inuqiaq. Three hares, three ears, yet each hare has two ears! A while back I made a large woodcut (about 3-1/2′ … Continue reading

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Caribou

Caribou Six-Inch Caribou, $75 Collagraph print on clay tile body made from local glacial mud flats. The x-ray style, the depiction of the insides such as the ribs and stomach, is common to the coastal native Alaskans such as the … Continue reading

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Halibut Man

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ Halibut Man, $75 X-ray style shaman in his animal spirit form, the halibut. Collagraph print onto Cook Inlet glacial clay and oxidation fired to cone 6. I use mat boards with cut out designs to … Continue reading

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